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J. Lucas McKay PhD, MSCR

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Neurology at Emory University

Location: Atlanta, GA United States

Dr. J. Lucas McKay, PhD, MSCR, is a translational researcher focusing on balance, gait and falls in conditions like Parkinson’s disease. Dr. McKay curates an extensive database of Parkinson's patient behavioral data in his lab, driving machine learning projects aimed at automating clinician measurements. His work stands at the intersection of technology and healthcare, where he strives to enhance our understanding of human mobility and advance patient care. With a background in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master’s in Clinical Research Methods, he also serves as study biostatistician for clinical trials in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

Associated Grants

  • Developing Outcome Measures for Assessing Freezing of Gait: A Multi-Center Study


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